Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community. Volume 121 : - 1 online resource (ix, 327 pages) : illustrations - Gale virtual reference library .

"ISSN 1058-1316".

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Mo Abudu -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie -- Dani Alves -- Biyi Bandele -- Dean Baquet -- Ras J. Baraka -- Brook Benton -- Earl Bostic -- Alex Bradford -- Robert D. Bullard -- Ed Bullins -- Henry Butler -- Rubin Carter -- Paul Chambers -- William Jelani Cobb -- The Detroit Emeralds -- DJ Rashad -- Hamid Drake -- The Drifters -- Nima Elbagir -- Ron Funches -- Anna Gordy Gaye -- Hampton Hawes -- Lou Hudson -- Mark Jackson -- Rita Jeptoo -- J. Rosamond Johnson -- Robert L. Johnson -- Bomani Jones -- Jon Jones -- Philly Joe Jones -- Meb Keflezighi -- Wynton Kelly -- W.W. Law -- Lil B -- Cuonzo Martin -- Robert Mathis -- Harry McAlpin -- Raymond Anthony Myles -- Raful Neal -- Robert Nighthawk -- Yannick Noah -- Jeffrey Osborne -- Michael Pineda -- Rare Essence -- Pete Rock -- Michael Sam -- Clarence Seedorf -- Thabo Sefolosha -- Wayne Simmonds -- Stromae -- P.K. Subban -- Deontay Wilder -- Larry Wilmore -- Stevie Wonder.

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others.

9781573024303 (electronic book)


African Americans--Biography.
Blacks--Biography.
African American leadership.
African American athletes.
Athletes, Black.
African American artists.
Artists, Black.
African American businesspeople.
Businesspeople, Black.
African American politicians.
African American religious leaders.
African American authors.
Authors, Black.
African American musicians.
Musicians, Black.
African American actors.
Actors, Black.

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